The Weeds

In politics, you’re often told not to get lost in the weeds. But we love the weeds! That’s where politics becomes policy – the stuff that shapes our lives. Every Tuesday and Friday, Matthew Yglesias is joined by Ezra Klein, Dara Lind, Jane Coaston and other Vox voices to dig into the weeds on important national issues, including healthcare, immigration, housing, and everything else that matters. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.

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episode 349: Did economists break America?

Matt sits down with The New York Times' Binyamin Appelbaum to discuss the impact of economists on markets


 20 September 2019  55m

episode 348: Out of sight, out of mind

Dara, Jane, and Matt explore how Trump “fixed” the asylum crisis.


 17 September 2019  53m

episode 348: ABCDebate

Matt joins Today, Explained to break down the third Democratic debate


 13 September 2019  28m

episode 347: 50 shades of Green New Deal

David Roberts joins Jane and Matt for a special live episode from Seattle


 13 September 2019  1h28m

episode 346: A plan to revive American unions

Matt sits down with SEIU's Mary Kay Henry to discuss the future of unions in America


 10 September 2019  58m

episode 345: The left’s path to power

Data for Progress co-founder Sean McElwee explains his strategy for a left-wing takeover of American politics, and the data-driven path to winning elections...


 06 September 2019  1h4m

episode 344: Trump's primary challengers

Jane, Dara, and Matt talk about Donald Trump’s potential 2020 presidential primary challengers — Joe Walsh, Bill Weld, Justin Amash, and others, and what their bids mean for the post-Trump future. We also ruminate on a white paper exploring potentially racist hiring practices.

Links to resources discussed:
“Former Massachusetts Gov...


 03 September 2019  57m

episode 343: The case for foreign policy restraint

Emma Ashford and Matt Yglesias discuss all things foreign policy


 30 August 2019  1h0m

episode 342: Trump's latest trade war

The Weeds team discusses the potential trade war with China, Elizabeth Warren's new trade plan, and a white paper about health care.


 27 August 2019  59m

episode 341: Does America need trade deals?

Yale's Hilary Matfess joins Matt to debate Elizabeth Warren's trade proposals, and the role of trade policy in progressive politics.
Recommended reading:
“The progressive case for free trade” by Hilary Matfess

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 23 August 2019  58m